transthyretin

noun
trans·​thy·​re·​tin | \ -ˈthī-rət-ən How to pronounce transthyretin (audio) \

Medical Definition of transthyretin

: a protein component of blood serum that functions especially in the transport of thyroxine

called also prealbumin

Comments on transthyretin

What made you want to look up transthyretin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

having no equal

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!